Posts Tagged ‘barry koslow’

Chef Barry Koslow Swaps Pastrami for Pancetta at Pinea

The W Hotel goes Mediterranean with its latest restaurant.

“Southern European” Restaurant Coming to the W Hotel

Thank goodness it’s not another steakhouse. A Southern European restaurant called Pinea is moving into the W Hotel this September. It replaces J&G Steakhouse, which closed in June. In charge of the French, Spanish, and Italian–inspired menu is none other than chef Barry Koslow, who was previously the chef at DGS Delicatessen. The restaurant is […]

Can the Latest Crop of Artisan Bakers Free D.C. From Its Bagel Angst?

Covered in sesame seeds and sweat, Jeremiah Cohen re-moves his flour-dusted orange apron to reveal a black T-shirt that reads “EAT. SLEEP. COOK.” “I’ve had nothing to eat, and I’ve had no sleep,” Cohen says. That’s not an exaggeration; the only thing his T-shirt has right is the “COOK” part. The former general manager of […]

BLT Steak Serves Gefilte Fish for $35 on Its Passover Menu

Whether you love it or hate it, gefilte fish is just one of those foods that you can't make sexy. The Passover staple—typically made with ground carp, whitefish, or pike—is mushy, fishy, and an unappetizing grayish-tan color. While many people buy the stinky stuff in jars, chefs have made many attempts over the years to […]

Try Pastrami Fried Rice and Matzo Ball Egg Drop Soup at DGS Delicatessen on Christmas Eve

For the team at DGS Delicatessen, and many Jews, it's tradition to spend Christmas eating Chinese food. Chef Barry Koslow has long frequented Peking Gourmet in Falls Church when the holiday rolls around. "It just seems to be the Jewish thing to do," Koslow says. "They say it's one of their busiest days of the year. And it's all Jews." […]

DC Brau and DGS Delicatessen Collaborate on a New Brew

DC Brau is on a roll with its restaurant collaborations. The brewery teamed up with The Red Hen on a barrel-aged brew released last week. Next comes The Golden Calf, a collaboration with DGS Delicatessen. The limited-edition beer combines DC Brau's Yonder Cities, a Belgian IPA, with DGS Delicatessen's slivovitz plum mash. Slivovitz is a plum brandy […]

Jewish Deli Drunk Food: Schmutzy Fries

This week's Y&H column delves into DGS Delicatessen, D.C.'s hip new take on the Jewish deli. Much of the menu consists of lighter versions on artery-clogging deli classics. But there's one menu item you might want to loosen your belt for. This week, chef Barry Koslow introduced schmutzy fries, apparently the answer to "What should […]

A Nosh Above: DGS Delicatessen Isn’t Your Bubbie’s Jewish Deli

When chef Barry Koslow and Nick Wiseman began testing recipes for their new Jewish deli DGS Delicatessen, they sought feedback from a master. Joan Nathan has written ten cookbooks and countless articles on Jewish cuisine, in addition to TV and radio appearances. She is, as you might put it in Yiddish, a maven of noshing. […]

Check Out Menus For DGS Delicatessen

Long-awaited DGS Delicatessen is finally bringing pastrami and white fish to the masses. The restaurant soft-opened over the weekend and will have its grand opening on Wednesday. (UPDATE: DGS will be closed for lunch Wednesday but open for dinner.) Former Mendocino Grille and Tallula chef Barry Koslow will put a modern take on many Jewish […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: World Fusion Edition

BLT Steak gets the Obama bump [ABC News] Our favorite sandwich maker, Rogue 24 chef R.J. Cooper, is being released from the hospital today. Speedy healing, chef! [WaPo] Here's a blast from the past: Bennigan's is staging a comeback in D.C. and elsewhere [Market Watch] The Source's Scott Drewno is cooking at Toki Underground for […]